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2 Kinds of Knowledge

Hinduism also distingusihes between Divine Knowledge Human Knowledge Aporoksha Gnyana Paroksha Gnyana Direct Knowledge Second Hand Knowlege Buddhism distingusihes Manas Buddhi where there is doubt where there is no doubt Francis Bacon spoke of Knowledges. The Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary lists 500 terms for Knowledge. cf. Truth paramArtha-satyam saMvRti- self-evident truth truth by general consent Hindu Scriptures say two kinds of knowledge. Paroksha Gnyana and Aporoksha Gnyana. Paroksha Gnyana is knowledge that is second hand , the knowledge that is obtained from books , from heresay etc. Aporoksha Gnyana is the knowledge borne of direct experience, i.e. the knowledge that one discovers for himself. Knowledge: Wiki
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